Window Condensation Issues?

Many of us experience unwanted condensation on our windows and on the glass in our doors. This is usually worse in the winter time, but can affect us in other seasons as well. Why does this happen? We see the same effect when on a hot summer day when we sit down to...

Window installation; its not for amateurs

Window installation is not a game for amateurs or persons with a lack of understanding of the building envelope.  A great example of this is when my best friend, who lives in North West Alberta, she was interviewing different window companies there when she was...

HERR Egress Basement Window

We were thrilled to finally introduce the HERR  Egress Basement Window at the 2016 Edmonton Home and Garden Show.  It was received with much enthusiasm from contractors, and renovators as well as DIYers. The HERR egress basement window has been 30 years in the making....

Exterior Updates can be a work in progress

Redoing the front of your home is never easy.  You could plan the design and execute it yourself.  If you are diligent and do your research, take detours from the big box stores, shop local and you’ll come out ahead.  However, I would say it does not hurt to...